Here he is late in the war as a pilot...this is one of the photos that came from his daughter.
WWII Torpedo Squadron 8 grouping MIDWAY
Posted 27 November 2013 - 10:42 AM
Here are his orders to flying duty with Torpedo 8 signed by "Swede" Larsen
Edited by Kadet, 27 November 2013 - 10:46 AM.
Posted 27 November 2013 - 10:49 AM
Here is the write up for the Navy and Marine Corps Medal signed by Larsen. I also got this from his daughter. Note that it was submitted through the Marine Corps vice the Navy.
Edited by Kadet, 27 November 2013 - 10:51 AM.
Posted 31 May 2014 - 08:36 AM
I enjoyed this even more the second time. Great thread!!
Posted 08 June 2015 - 06:05 AM
The patch with the Dog on the jacket is that of VO-15C "Doggie D" which was part of the USS Duluth Aviation unit.
Posted 04 June 2017 - 07:58 AM
Posted 06 June 2019 - 12:49 PM
Back up in commemoration of the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Midway.
Posted 08 November 2019 - 08:47 AM
Back up to coincide with the release of the new movie MIDWAY
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